Legal advice and assistance for German, Austrian and Swiss companies doing business in France

1. Incorporation and business structure

  • Drafting your contracts for collaborating with commercial agents, distributors and sales representatives
  • Drafting and terminating distribution contracts
  • Setting up franchise networks
  • Joint ventures
  • Drafting delivery contracts

2. Labour law in France

  • Preparatory advice for entering into employment contracts under French law
  • Special characteristics of wage negotiations (income tax, social security etc.)
  • Finding the applicable collection agreement
  • Advice and assistance regarding dismissal procedures
  • Devising and negotiating redundancy programmes
  • Restructuring
  • Representation within the framework of conciliation proceedings
  • Negotiation for terminations by mutual agreement

3. General Terms and Conditions

  • Drafting of General Terms and Conditions
  • Choosing the applicable law (including the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods – Vienna Convention)
  • B-to-B
  • B-to-C
  • General Terms and Conditions for online stores
  • General Terms and Conditions of Sale and Purchase within the framework of international legal relations

4. Debt collection in France

  • Debt collection and liquidation of collateral
  • Enforcing rights against companies subject to collection proceedings

5. French-German tax law

  • Advice to avoid the permanent establishment of a business entity in France
  • Tax optimisation strategy for executive compensation
  • Taxation of dividends in France to Germany

Rufen Sie uns an:

Strasbourg
+33 (0)3 88 45 65 45
Köln
+49 (0)221 1 39 96 96 0
Baden-Baden
+49 (0)7221 3 02 37 0
Paris
+33 (0)1 53 93 82 90
Sarreguemines
+33 (0)3 87 02 99 87
Lyon
+33 (0) 4 27 46 51 50